Run Group Term Three Update

Run Group Term Three Update

Term Three Update After a long break between Term Two and Term Three, we started back in Week three of the term.  We’ve had good turnout of around 20 runners for each week and the weather is starting to warm up.  It is great to have so many kids still turning up week after week … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, August 26th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Term Two

Run Group Term Two

Welcome Back Welcome back to Run Group for Term Two.  Firstly, a big THANK YOU to Kate and Claire for organising training in Week One whilst I was in India with work.  From the kids’ feedback today, it seems to have gone rather well.  I was bombarded with chants of “Relays!  Relays!  Relays!” when trying … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, Uncategorized, May 9th, 2018 | 0 comments

Commonwealth Games Athletics

Commonwealth Games Athletics

Commonwealth Games Athletics Some photos from Claire from the Commonwealth Games Athletics.          


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, April 21st, 2018 | 0 comments

Commonwealth Games Marathon

Commonwealth Games Marathon

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Some photos from the Commonwealth Games Marathon.  All photos by Claire.            


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, April 21st, 2018 | 0 comments

School Cross Country

School Cross Country Wednesday was a fantastic day for Av School Cross Country.  It was great to see so many parents and supporters there on the day and great to see all of the training group getting into the racing. The new course went down well.  Its a better course for running with fewer corners … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, April 7th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Nine

Run Group Week Nine

Run Group Week Nine After last week’s rain, it was great to get the group back and training.  One week to go to School Cross Country (and one week to the Commonwealth Games!) and we had a big turnout. This Week’s Training We repeated the same training session we did in Week Three – progressive … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, March 30th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Seven

Run Group Week Seven We had 28 runners today for a training session today.  After a very rainy couple of days, the ground was wet, but we got the training done OK.  The focus today was on fast finishes.  The objective was to get a feel for racing one against one at the finish of … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, March 14th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Six

Run Group Week Six

Run Group Week Six This week, we focused on running around corners!  The Avalon School cross country course has turn after turn after turn with only a few short straight sections.  So we always run a session to practice getting round the corners quickly and easily. The group learned how to run easy into the … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, March 11th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Five

Run Group Week Five

Run Group Week Five This week we followed up on our even paced running from last week – but with a different session.  Today’s objective was to get six bands of the same colour – representing the same pace run for each of six runs.  We had nearly 30 runners and a stand-out training session … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, February 28th, 2018 | 0 comments

Run Group Week Four

Run Group Week Four

Week Four This week’s focus was on EVEN PACE RUNNING.  The objective today was to give the runners confidence in their ability to judge their pace and set off steadily enough to finish strongly.  We had 26 runners today and they were very good at the session – much better than in previous years.  The … Read more


Posted by Avalon School, Kids, February 21st, 2018 | 0 comments